Cheese is the one thing that will never fail to make one happy. Cheese is not only incredibly healthy for you, but is also one of the most versatile and delicious food there is. You can add cheese to practically anything to take its taste up a notch, but some of the best cheeses in the world are still unheard of by most people. So here, I am going to list out some of the best cheeses in the world that you should most definitely incorporate in your diet. They are creamy, luxurious and all things that a good block of cheese should be. If you’ve been wanting to try out some new cheeses but weren’t sure about which ones are the best, then keep reading because I’ve got you covered. This article will definitely give you a lot more insights about cheeses.
Gouda is one of the mildest flavored cheeses out there, but the flavor definitely sharpens as the cheese ages. With a yellow under tone to it, it is made majorly with cow’s milk. Though it is also prepared using goat’s or sheep’s milk. This is one of the most popular cheeses in the world, and is largely seen on cheese platters. This cheese originated in South Holland, Netherlands in a small city called Gouda. Although these were produced only in this city, with time, this cheese became commercial and reached all parts of the world. This cheese is known for its mild flavor and its semi hardness. It most popularly had with certain types of fruit like grapes and pears but is also paired with regular bread.
This cheese is the one which could easily be the creamiest, most buttery soft cheese ever. Brie too, has a subtle flavor which is mild but creamy, but not overwhelmingly. This cheese looks slightly grayish in color and has a white mould. These moulds and the yeast in the rind of the cheese are completely 100% edible, and taste amazing. So do not discard them. This cheese is made using skimmed cow’s milk. This cheese comes from the region of Brie, in France. There many different kinds of Brie cheese, which hail from different regions and other kinds which differ in flavor and the method of preparation. Some of them are Brie de Melun, Double / Triple Cream Brie, plain / herbed brie and many more. This type of cheese is known to be the tastiest cheese in the world.
This is a hard cheese with a taste rendering toward the mild side, made with pure sheep milk. The word pecorino itself means sheep. This cheese hails from Italy. Pecorino Romano is the best known pecorino out there and is made in Rome. This is hard and is has a brown rind (the cheese’s skin) on most block. The flavor of this is tangy and salty in the best way possible. These are only made during the months of June to November. This cheese can be used in soups and salads, and tastes best when shredded or cubed. This is one of the most famous cheeses to be used in cheese boards.
This was my take on some of the world’s top cheeses that should definitely be tried. I hope this article broadened your knowledge on the subject and made you want to try these. I just assume that most people love cheese just as much as I do because having cheese comforts me and my soul. You can enjoy these cheeses on cheese platters with a glass of wine, to wind down on a weekend. Do let us know if you enjoyed this article!
- Kinjal dixit